Tag: Entertainment
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Interview
Airdate: April 23, 2012

The actor-writer-director discusses the development of his character in the much-buzzed-about feature The Avengers and relates his career to that of the NBA’s Jeremy Lin.

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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 18th, 2012

Rather than utilizing the traditional autobiographical structure, his new memoir Dropped Names chronicles his memories and experiences with over 60 famous friends who have passed away. “I think my life story is more interesting told that way and…it’s only a piece of my life. I’m a supporting player. When I tried to do a biography of my own life, I fell asleep over the pen…I was disinterested in it,” Langella tells Tavis.

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Interview
Airdate: April 20, 2012

The Oscar nominee and three-time Tony winner discusses his memoir, Dropped Names, why he decided to tell his story through his relations with people and why he’s been particularly selective in the roles he’s chosen throughout his career.

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Interview
Airdate: April 19, 2012

The Emmy-nominated actress explains how she navigated her career after Designing Women and the influence her Southern and church upbringing had in her decision to take the role in the new comedy-drama GCB.

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Interview
Airdate: April 13, 2012

The Emmy-winning actor discusses his roles in the upcoming features Lockout and Prometheus and shares how he balances working on blockbuster films and low-budget projects.

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Interview
Airdate: April 11, 2012

The legendary Oscar-nominated dancer-actor continues his conversation with Tavis, describing the challenges of running a theater company and assessing why classic dance theater is still segregated.

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Interview
Airdate: April 10, 2012

In part one of a two-part conversation, Tavis talks with the multi-faceted dancer, who discusses his latest project, In Paris—and the first performance in which he speaks Russian—and recalls the first time he was booed after performing before a crowd.

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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 3rd, 2012

After nearly a decade-long hiatus from the movie business, the writer-producer-director is making a comeback with Darling Companion. Brush up on some trivia on one of pop culture’s major contributors.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 30th, 2012

It’s been 15 years since the smooth rapper extraordinaire was taken away from us. Now Biggies Mom says it’s time for justice.

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Interview
Airdate: April 6, 2012

The writer-director discusses the real-life inspiration behind his latest film, Darling Companion, and how he fares in an era when blockbuster films dominate the box office.